Mamertine Prison

Mamertine Prison

Located at the base of the Capitoline Hill above the Forum, this ancient prison is said to be where St. Peter and Paul were held before their execution in Rome.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248507
Names
Carcere Mamertino
Mamertine Prison
San Guiseppe dei Falegnami
San Pietro in Carcare

Timeline

59 CE

Apostle Paul imprisoned in Rome